Erica Winter

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Honeybees are in trouble. Here's how you can help

The die-off of America's honeybee colonies, which are disappearing in droves because of parasites, pesticides, poor nutrition and disease, leave beekeepers scrambling to salvage the vital insects.<p>The task of solving the honeybee problem, experts say, isn't isolated to beekeepers. A few changes to …

Honey Bees

7 Reasons Your Skin Has Red Spots and Bumps, With Photos

So you woke up this morning and noticed mysterious red spots on your skin. First of all, don't panic. Second of all, don't Google it. OK, obviously you Googled it a little bit because you're here, but luckily you ended up in the right place. The fact is it might be difficult, if not impossible, to …

Skin Care

Meet the woman rethinking the beauty industry

If there’s one lesson Gregg Renfrew, the founder and CEO of skincare and cosmetics brand Beautycounter, has learned in her career, it’s that you …

Is that product labelled “Organic” really organic?

Do you buy organic beauty products? You might think that you do, but can you really be certain that what you’re buying is in fact free of harmful and …

Agriculture

Gregg Renfrew at The Nantucket Project 2016

A senator is sounding the alarm on an ingredient that’s in 46% of beauty products

When microbeads—the tiny plastic balls in exfoliating facial scrubs—were banned from personal care products last year, many women suddenly realized …

'How Bad Is It If My Shampoo Has Sulfates?'

We asked an expert to weigh in.<p><i>Randy Schueller is a cosmetic chemist and the cofounder of expert Q&A site TheBeautyBrains.com.</i><p>We've been seeing a lot of buzz about sulfate-free shampoos. Which begs the question: What are sulfates, and are they actually bad for you?<p>Here's the lowdown: These …